Solar2D – cross-platform software development kit

Solar2D is a Lua based game engine with focus on ease of iterations and usage.

Develop for mobile, desktop, and connected TV devices with just one code base: iOS, tvOS, Android, Android TV, macOS, Windows, Linux or HTML5.

This is a fully open source project that is forked of the well established and widely used Corona SDK game engine.

Features include:

  • Develop for mobile, desktop, and connected TV devices with just one code base: iOS, tvOS, Android, Android TV, macOS, Windows, Linux or HTML5.
  • Solar2D allows creating apps easily.
  • Supported by a detailed documentation system.
  • A vibrant community of both application and game developers.
  • Simulator, which runs the app directly on PC/Mac, simplifies the prototyping process and helps quickly test ideas and concepts.
  • A logical and consistent API that covers over 1000 functions and allows to get things up and running very fast.
  • Plugins – numerous plugins which extend the Solar2D core for features like in-app advertising, analytics, media, and much more.
  • Call any native (C/C++/Obj-C/Java) library or API using Solar2D Native.

Developer: shchvova and contributors
License: MIT License

Solar2D is written in Lua. Learn Lua with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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